Associate Professor Johari Jabir on Gospel Music Panel

Oct 06, 2016


Sat, October 29, 2016

10:30 AM – 1:00 PM


Pilgrim Baptist Church

3300 South Indiana Avenue

Chicago, IL 60616

RSVP Here.

The conversation will cover the development of the "gospel blues" tradition, specifically with the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses (NCGCC) within the black community from 1916 to the present. The convening will also act as a solicitation for NCGCC-related collections to be deposited at the Center for Black Music Research.

The panel includes: Dr. Lou Della Evans-Reid, Rev. B. Herbert Martin, Robert "Bob" Marovich, Johair Jabir, Bobbi Wilsyn, and Ethan Michaeli.

Refreshments will be served.

Co-sponsored by BMRC, the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses, University of Illinois at Chicago African American Studies College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Center for Black Music Research Columbia College Chicago

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